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NAME: Kudzu

SPECIES / FAMILY: Pueraria montana lobata / Fabaceae or Leguminosae

OTHER COMMON NAME(S):  Kudzu Vine

CONDITIONS:
 

PARTS:

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TASTE

RAW/COOK

SEASON

All

 

 

 

 

Shoots

 

 

 

 

Leaves

  RAW/COOK Spring

Stalk/Stem

 

 

 

 

Buds

       

Flowers

 

 

 COOK/PICKLE

 

Fruits

 

 

 RAW/COOK

 Sep/Oct

Pods

 

 

   

Seeds

 

 

 

 

Nuts

 

 

 

 

Roots

 

 

COOK

 

Bark

 

 

 

 

PORTION:

COMMENT:

CAUTION:

NUTRITION/MEDICINAL:  LOOK-A-LIKES:  

POISONOUS LOOK-A-LIKES: 

OTHER USES:  

SOURCE LINKS (may include nutritional and medicinal info, plus other uses):

  1. https://pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Pueraria+montana+lobata
  2. http://www.eattheweeds.com/kudzu-pueraria-montana-var-lobata-fried-2
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kudzu